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Japanese Slipper


This fun and fruity summer drink doesn’t really have much to do with Japan or slippers.  It was first created in 1984 by Melbourne bartender Jean-Paul Bourguignon, and today it is considered a classic cocktail. This blend of Midori melon liquer with Triple Sec (Cointreau is a leading brand) and freshly-squeezed lemon juice combines sweet …

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Caipirinha is Brazil’s national cocktail, made with cachaça (sugarcane hard liquor), sugar and limes. Did you know that the traditional caipirinha recipe is patented by the Brazilian government?

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Pisco Sour


Pisco Sour is a classic South American cocktail, originally invented in Lima, Peru, but also popular in Chile.  The base liquor is pisco, a brandy produced by distilling fermented grape juice into a liquor with high alcohol content. There is ongoing rivalry between Chile and Peru with regards to the origin of pisco.  This cocktail …

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